Arts / Events Etc.

Opera Roanoke Presents “The Marriage of Figaro”

Opera Roanoke proudly brings one of the greatest of all operatic treasures to life, with a gorgeous and witty fully-staged production of The Marriage of Figaro, Mozart’s timeless and irrepressible masterpiece that...

Jefferson Center Celebrates One Hundred Years of Enriching Lives

The Jefferson Center has announced the launch of a year-long celebration to honor the Jefferson...

James Madison Middle School Student Honored as State Winner of Peace Poster Contest

Mae Todd, a 7th grade student at James Madison Middle School, has been named as...

Art Show Brings Appalachia to Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

The newest art exhibit at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine celebrates the diversity of artists...

Virginians Invited to Participate in The Great Backyard Bird Count

Identify the birds around you while contributing to science in the annual Great Backyard Bird...

Sinking Creek Releases First CD

Several Roanoke area musicians have teamed up to form Sinking Creek, recently releasing their first CD, “Fast Asleep.”  Songwriter-acoustic guitarist Lance Smith, bassist Jake...

2009 Kendig Awards

The latest Perry F. Kendig Award ceremony “Bravos and Brushstrokes,” was held at the Taubman Museum of Art last Wednesday. Nine individuals or businesses...

Roanoker Pens a “Revolutionary” Ghost Story

Roanoker Walt Mayes, a retired counselor for the Virginia Department of Corrections, recently released his first novel, “Hungate’s Ghost,” set in the 1770’s. Peter...

It’s No Bull… Local Production is Going Overseas

Local puppeteer Philip Hatter of Thistledown Puppets and local teacher/author Alex Lucas are making waves in the Mediterranean this summer with their recently produced...

Emerging Artists Features the Music of Argentina

Ada Lis Jimena, mezzo soprano, and Kerry Morgiewicz, pianist, showcased a variety of musical styles and composers Monday night at the latest edition of...

Southwest Virginia Ballet Summer Notes

Southwest Virginia Ballet (SVB) partnered with the American Cancer Society (ACS) during the April performance of Reecuenctro.  The idea behind the partnership was...